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Improve your ITSM workflow by having your data in ServiceNow


After selecting ServiceNow from our destinations catalog, you will be required to enter the name of your ServiceNow instance and credentials for an integration user.

Your integration user should have the following roles:

  • rest_service
  • web_service_admin
  • rest_api_explorer
  • Read access to the sys_db_object table
  • Read access to the sys_glide_object table
  • Read access to the sys_dictionary table
  • Create/Write/Read access to the table being synced to


Sync Modes

Hightouch supports the following sync modes:

  • Upsert - pushes new records to ServiceNow and updates fields that change in your warehouse.
  • Update - updates record fields of existings records in ServiceNow. New records will not be inserted.

Record Matching

Records can be matched from your source to your ServiceNow instance using any unique field in ServiceNow. This can be a custom field or an out-of-box field that's guaranteed to be unique. If the selected field is not unique, the incorrect record may be updated. If you're using the sys_id field, the value from the source must be a 32-character string of lower-case alphanumerics.

Field Mapping

You can also sync columns from your source to any of the fields in the selected ServiceNow table.

Other Considerations

ServiceNow has some default request limits that can be configured in the Transaction Quota Rules (sysrule_quota) table. If you're seeing Transaction cancelled: maximum execution time exceeded try decreasing the batch size in your sync configuration, or increasing the timeout duration of REST Batch API request timeout and REST Table API request timeout in the Transaction Quota Rules table.

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